Housing Starts Finish 2020 on Strong Note

Housing starts rose for the second straight month in December and finished the year at its strongest pace since 2006, HUD and the Census Bureau reported yesterday.

Housing Starts Continue to Ramp Up

The October housing starts report from HUD and the Census Bureau shows home builders continue to respond to consumers’ seemingly insatiable demand for new housing.

After Strong Summer, August Housing Starts Underwhelm

Housing starts—one of the bright spots in a red-hot summer housing market—faltered in August, HUD and the Census Bureau reported yesterday, although most of the decline took place in multifamily.

Housing Starts Post Healthy June Gain

July has been a good month for the housing industry thus far; HUD and the Census Bureau kept the momentum going Friday with a positive report on housing starts.

May Housing Starts Post Modest Increase

HUD and the Census Bureau yesterday reported May housing starts improved by 4.3 percent, stopping a two-month freefall in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.